Navigational Safety in Port Waters: Proactive Management of Collision Risk Using Traffic Conflicts

Navigational Safety in Port Waters: Proactive Management of Collision Risk Using Traffic Conflicts

von Ashim Kumar Debnath
Taschenbuch - 9783659236396
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Beschreibung

Traditionally navigational safety analyses rely on historical collision data which is often hampered because of low collision counts, insufficiency in explaining collision causation, and reactive approach to safety. A promising alternative approach that overcomes these problems is using navigational traffic conflicts or near-misses as an alternative to the collision data. This book discusses how traffic conflicts can effectively be used in modeling of port water collision risks. Techniques for measuring and predicting collision risks in fairways, intersections, and anchorages are discussed by utilizing advanced statistical models. Risk measurement models, which quantitatively measure collision risks in waterways, are discussed. To predict risks, a hierarchical statistical modeling technique is discussed which identifies the factors influencing the risks. The modeling techniques are illustrated for Singapore port data. Results showed that traffic conflicts are an ethically appealing alternative to collision data for fast, reliable and effective safety assessment, thus possessing great potential for managing collision risks in port waters.

Details

Verlag LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Ersterscheinung September 2012
Maße 220 mm x 150 mm x 9 mm
Gewicht 237 Gramm
Format Taschenbuch
ISBN-13 9783659236396
Auflage Nicht bekannt
Seiten 148

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